Ex Soggies in El Rocio

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  1. laneside

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    The ex Soggies have now left Zahora and are parked up in El Rocio, it sure is different with its sandy tracks and horse hitching rails outside every building.

    We have had a little walk into the town but honest it is too hot to walk too far, we will investigate further tomorrow when it is cooler and take some piccies for you.

    Hey the run from Zahora via Sevilla is brilliant passing through huge amounts of rolling arable farms, so much more of what we expected Spain to be like

    Much to the disgust of the purists on here we took the toll road at the priceley sum of 7 euros 85 which is car rate for a 7.8metre motorhome, had we gone through the automatic one I am sure it would have been 12.55euros

    Piccies tomorrow
     
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    Sounds like a great place

    and it's C&CC too apparently, on their web site. Have an enjoyable stay - Jerez is worth a visit if you have time, especially the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art - the shows are very good. And the Gonzalez Byass sherry bodega!!

    Catherine
     
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    Lovely town. Good site. Usually a big traditional Spanish Wedding at the weekends. Just tag on and you will enjoy the reception. Enjoy.

    BUSBY
     
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    Don't know about the Spanish weddings, but every Sunday at least one of the Herminidades that have buildings in the town have processions at different times from their own building to the church.

    Very noisy, huge hand launched 'maroons' (no H & S there) and a band usually of children playing a drum with one hand and a penny whistle? with the other.

    At Pentecost there is a huge pilgrimage, half a million or more, bullock carts etc, most of the land around the site is taken over.

    It is one of the few sites in Spain that I would stay on at Easter as the main event is at Pentecost, cheap too as the ACSI prices apply over Easter.
     
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